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CFA – Workshop: The role of energy and metals in an investment portfolio AMSTERDAM

29 October 2019 - 16:30 - 18:00

Join CFA Sociey VBA Netherlands and experts from CME Group for an in-depth workshop on:

The role of energy and metals in an investment portfolio

The outlook on risk and return of commodity markets can form the basis of portfolio construction. How do investment managers view the role of energy and metals in an investment portfolio?

Erik Norland, Senior Economist at CME Group, will explore the current economic cycle covering potential impact on a global commodity portfolio.

Questions answered during the session include:

  • The sell-off in oil late 2018 triggered a surge in implied volatility. What lies ahead for the market amid concerns over slowing global growth?
  • Are you preparing for a potential recession? Which uncorrelated products & asset classes can be used by institutional investors
  • Which asset classes do best in rising volatility environments?
  • How the world’s regional natural gas markets are globalizing.
  • Which economic factors drive the price of gold?
  • How do the internal dynamics of the US energy markets influence the global price of oil?
  • How strong is China’s influence on the demand for energy, metals and agricultural goods?
  • The tail wagging the dog – how vegetable oil prices sometimes foreshadow movements in crude oil prices.

16:45 Registration
17:00 The role of energy and metals in an investment portfolio, by Erik Norland
18:00 Networking Drinks
19:00 End of Program


De Nieuwe Poort (Amsterdam)
Claude Debussylaan 2-8
Amsterdam, Nederland 1082 MD
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